Here is a message from California Department of Public Health

Your actions save lives!  As California reopens, Californians must follow best practices:  wear a face covering, wash your hands, stay home when sick.

Cloth face coverings or masks help reduce the spread of coronavirus especially when combined with physical distancing and frequent hand washing. Starting June 18, Californians must wear face coverings in common and public indoor spaces and outdoors when distancing is not possible.

Who needs a mask?

  • Anyone going outside their home
  • Workers in customer-facing industries
  • Workers in offices, factories, or any group setting
  • Doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals
  • And other workers, as dictated by industry guidance

Who shouldn’t wear a mask?

  • Children under 2 years old
  • Anyone with respiratory issues where it would impede their breathing
  • Anyone unable to remove the mask without help

When should you wear a mask?

You should wear a mask whenever you’ll be around someone you don’t live with, including:

  • In any indoor public space
  • When waiting in line
  • When getting health care
  • On public transportation or when ride-sharing
  • At work
  • Outdoors

Can I take my mask off in public?

There are times when it’s okay to take your mask off, such as:

  • When eating or drinking
  • If a hearing-impaired person needs to read your lips
  • If wearing a mask imposes a risk to you at work
  • When you are getting a service to the nose or face
  • When exercising in public and can stay six feet from others

View images below for more info!


Here is where to buy non-medical face coverings in Venice.

Buy locally from Amiga Wild, BringIt!,  Juice Magazine, Hecho en Venice, Marston and Brunt Art Studio, artist Ruth Chase Boudreaux, or artist Andrea Tan.  Or, you can learn to make your own with Lalo Marquez.  Details below!

Here is a message from Amiga Wild’s Sadie Gilliam

I’ll keep you safe and you keep me safe. Deal? Join the #stayhomeclub but if you MUST go out, go out protected. We’ve been sewing protective masks all week and we are offering 4 different styles for a recommended donation of $10 (or more or less).  They will be available for pickup or shipped for $4!  Dm us to PREORDER!


Shop local with BringIt!

Here is there message!  Friends since art school, we are two local designers and working moms who started BringIt!

Masks out of a desire to provide safe, beautiful and sustainable face masks for our families. With too much pandemic-related time and creative energy on our hands we started sewing cotton masks out of our Venice kitchen. Then our friends asked for them. And their friends. And, well, we just couldn’t keep up with the need. So we got organized and got to work.

We sourced quality, colorful organic cotton fabrics in the USA and found help making them locally, right here in Venice. We committed to using 10% of our profits to provide masks to people in the community in need. We believe that for better or worse, masks are going to be with us for a while and we want to make sure we are providing an option people can feel good about.

Now that Angelenos are required to wear masks when away from their homes, even more people are looking for sources for them. Our masks are available on our website and on Sundays we will be at 3807 Grand View at (@ the entrance of the Mar Vista Farmers Market) from 9-2.

Check out their site


Juice Face Masks Now Available at

Here is a message from Juice Magazine.  These masks are double layer cotton. Washable and reusable. Made in Los Angeles, USA. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. These Are Not N95 Medical Grade Masks. Partial proceeds from the sales of these masks will be used to provide masks for those in our community in need. Thank you and stay safe out there.  Click here to buy!



Buy face coverings from Hecho en Venice!  He has some great designs.

Here is a message from Oscar of hechoenvenicevenicebreakwater

If you have to go out and need a mask, we have some.  Call the house 310-390-9182. Thank you!

Buy a mask from local artists and ArtImprinted bring you face coverings with the art of Patrick Marston. They are breathable and can be folded over 3 times in higher congested areas, if desired! These are not medical face mask in anyway. New face coverings are a new daily choice! Have fun with us! Shop at Visit


Buy a mask from local artist Andrea Tan!

Andrea is an artist at service and a core member of the TEDxVB team. Adapting to the tides, she has taken to making four-layer, home-sewn masks to service the greater Venice community. For those that can afford them, the masks are available by donation of $20 or more; each purchase supports the production of a supply of masks for those in need!  DM her @atdesignmaven for more information or to place an order!

Support local Artist Ruth Chase Boudreaux

Here is a message from Ruth!  Thank you beyond words for supporting the arts. These masks provide a small income like many artists. If not me then I encourage you to buy your masks from any artist making or selling them. Much love, Ruth


$15 + $2 SHIPPING
Curbside pick up available too

* Non-medical face
* Two layers of soft 100% brushed polyester with sublimation print on the outside layer
* For every mask sold, a donation to Heart to Heart International is made

View video below on how to make a fast face mask from Boys and Girls Club’s and Pieces’ Lalo Marquez


Let’s #StoptheSpread!  Here is a message/flyer from @lapublichealth

Face Coverings are an important way to help us protect each other from #COVID19, but only if we wear them the right way.